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From Tim Ellison <t.p.elli...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [general] Harmony Todo list
Date Thu, 16 Nov 2006 21:46:32 GMT
Stefano Mazzocchi wrote:
> Matt Benson wrote:
>> --- Stefano Mazzocchi <stefano@apache.org> wrote:
>>> here is what I think Harmony needs:
>>>  - a logo [no feather BS, something cool and trendy
>>> that we could print
>>> on mugs and t-shirts... and no duke crap either]
>> c'mon man... Duke playing a concertina or something,
>> that'd kick ass.  :)
> Graphically maybe, marketing wise it's a bad idea and here's why: the
> 'java' coffee cup logo is super-protected but the duke is now free to
> use without restrictions (WTF does BSD licensing for a logo mean,
> anyway?), meaning that all 'java look-alikes' will have duke while only
> the 'certified javas' will have the coffee cup.
> I think we should stand clear of that distinction right away and have
> our own identity from the get-go.




Tim Ellison (t.p.ellison@gmail.com)
IBM Java technology centre, UK.

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